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John Leonard Leary

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Leary AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZC4310897 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1925 Cenotaph Data Entry Form Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 42 Bridge Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 13 August 1943 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 18 AWMM
    Printer's Apprentice/Civilian Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Black AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 feet 6 inches AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Post war held various positions as Printer, Fishing Lodge Manager-Mayor Island. Maintenance man-Norfolk Island motel,
    Rural mail contractor, Fish smoker and Real estate agent (Source: Cenotaph Data Entry Form)

    Served for a total of 123 days abroad (Source: Cenotaph Data Entry Form) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
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